State of the Union

Senate, House members react to President's climate and energy agenda

Making the case for a "year of action," President Obama highlighted curbing carbon emissions, expanding natural gas production and ending fossil fuel subsidies in his fifth State of the Union address. In this E&ETV Special Report, members of the Senate and House react to the president's climate and energy remarks. Lawmakers interviewed are: Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas), Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.), Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas).